Universidad Industrial de SantanderUniversity


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Foundation: 1948

Mission: The Industrial University of Santander is a public institution that trains citizens as integral, ethical, politically aware and innovative professionals; it appropriates, uses, creates, transfers and disseminates knowledge through research, scientific, technological and social innovation, artistic creation and the promotion of culture; it builds collaborative processes and social trust for the anticipation of opportunities, the recognition of challenges and the construction of solutions to its own needs and those of the environment. This institutional work, energized by diverse and open networks of knowledge and learning, seeks to strengthen a democratic, participatory, deliberative and pluralistic society, with social justice and equity, committed to the preservation of the environment and good living.

Vision: By the year 2030 the Industrial University of Santander will be recognized in the national and international environment as an intellectual, ethical and diverse community, which educates to interpret the challenges of the world, which is open to new forms of thought and which manages knowledge for the advancement and transformation of society and culture towards the improvement of the quality of life. The UIS, in order to strengthen its own public nature, will have acted in a significant manner and in accordance with human rights for the conservation of biodiversity, sustainable development, peaceful coexistence, social cohesion and democracy.

History: www.uis.edu.co


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Societal percentile

Evolution of the institution

The following data gives a quick reading on the scientific performance in the last years. The research ranking refers to the volume, impact and quality of the institution's research output. The innovation ranking is calculated on the number of patent applications of the institution and the citations that its research output receives from patents. Finally, the societal ranking is based on the number of pages of the institution's website and the number of backlinks and mentions from social networks.

Compared to its context

The result of the evaluation of the institution can be compared to obtain a view of the country, the region to which it belongs and the institutions of the world, placing it in their respective positions.

Compared to All sectors (percentiles)
Compared to Universities sector (percentiles)

Ranks by Subject area

We have divided the scientific output of the institution into 19 large areas of knowledge and the following table shows only the ranks in different territorial domains achieved by the institution in each of the areas. For an institution to have a presence in an area, it is necessary that it exceed in the last year a minimum output threshold equivalent to twice the percentage that this area represents in the world. If you need scientific indicators on these areas visit Scopus and/or SciVal

AreaWorldLatin AmericaIBEROAMERICAColombia
Agricultural and Biological Sciences 735th124th225th12th
Arts and Humanities 513th50th99th10th
Biochemistry, Genetics and Molecular Biology 885th93rd243rd6th
Business, Management and Accounting 872nd99th174th17th
Chemistry 699th53rd165th4th
Computer Science 677th69th140th11th
Earth and Planetary Sciences 481st55th120th5th
Energy 486th21st76th3rd
Engineering 668th102nd175th12th
Environmental Science 674th131st221st15th
Mathematics 644th68th136th10th
Medicine 722nd64th165th5th
Pharmacology, Toxicology and Pharmaceutics 870th103rd213th6th
Physics and Astronomy 609th34th107th3rd
Social Sciences 776th136th206th23rd

Publishing profile

These are the journals used by the institution's researchers to publish their work in the last year. The size of each circle represents the value of the SJR of the publication, and its spatial position represents its subject matter.

This visualizatiĆ³n allows you to identify the knowledge areas where the institution has published, recognize the prestige of the scientific journals in which the institution knowledge has been published, and identify predominant scientific communities.

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